Origin of cruciate
OTHER WORDS FROM cruciatecru·ci·ate·ly, adverbpost·cru·ci·ate, adjective
Words nearby cruciate
How to use cruciate in a sentence
That action puts a stress in the anterior cruciate ligament.
Cruciato-complicatus: folded crosswise: incumbent wings when the inner margins overlap; not well distinguished from cruciate.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
It may even slip past the condyle and into the intercondyloid notch, and come to lie against the cruciate ligaments.
Each pileated piece of the skeleton has four equal, cruciate, triangular meshes.
The lateral branches of the styles are usually very numerous and regularly cruciate in alternating opposite pairs.
British Dictionary definitions for cruciate
- short for cruciate ligament
- (as modifier)cruciate problems